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COMMUNITY PULSE – JANUARY 2018 from the Western Carolina Medical Society

Announcing THE HEALTHY HEALER Program: Addressing Burnout 

A recent Mayo Clinic study showed that over half of physicians suffer from one or more symptom(s) of burnout.  Given this, the issue of burnout and helping to promote wellness is an integral part of our 2017 Strategic Plan. Click for more information

Physicians and Physician Assistants: If you haven’t already, please become a member! 

This is a big year for legislative advocacy. Join us to: 
* Keep legislation out of the physician-patient relationship and exam room
* Make your voice heard about patient safety issues
* Fight for patient access to high quality health care
We’ve launched our Healthy Healer program.
* Discounts on counseling/coaching

* Burnout Prevention Events
* On-line Resources

* Advocacy to improve systems and policies

*Connectivity with peers

 There’s a lot happening at WCMS – check out our full 2018 Strategic Plan.
Join Today and make your voice heard! Click here to view the newest physicians and physician assistants to join WCMS! 

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We are a one-of-a-kind magazine that provides local, regional, national and international information about women’s lives and education, performing and visual arts and writing, the environment, green living and sustainability and regional Western North Carolina business, people and events. “Villages preserve culture: dress, food and dance are a few examples. As villages grow in population and turn into towns, local cafes make way for large American chains. Handmade leather sandals are discarded for a pair of Western sneakers. Due to its small size, a village fosters a tight-knit sense of community. explains the meaning of the African proverb, “It takes a village,” by stating that a sense of community is critical to maintaining a healthy society. Village members hold a wealth of information regarding their heritage: they know about the ancient traditions, methods of production and the resources of the land. When villages become dispersed or exterminated in times of war, this anthropological knowledge disappears. Large cities are not as conducive to growing and producing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Villages, on the other hand, usually have ample amounts of land and other resources necessary for growing conditions.” The Importance of Villages by Catherine Capozzi Our Mission provides readers with information important to women’s lives and well-being. We focus primarily on the areas of education & health, business & finance, the arts & the environment. We are particularly interested in local & regional resources, organizations & events.
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